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Text of the Military Operations in the Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Limitation Act of 1999

This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on April 28, 1999 but was never passed by the Senate. The text of the bill below is as of Jul 14, 1999 (Referred to Senate Committee).

Source: GPO

HR 1569 RFS

106th CONGRESS

1st Session

H. R. 1569

IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES

April 29, 1999

Received

July 14, 1999

Read twice and referred to the Committee on Foreign Relations


AN ACT

To prohibit the use of funds appropriated to the Department of Defense from being used for the deployment of ground elements of the United States Armed Forces in the Federal Republic of Yugoslavia unless that deployment is specifically authorized by law.

    Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,

SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE.

    This Act may be cited as the ‘Military Operations in the Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Limitation Act of 1999’.

SEC. 2. PROHIBITION ON USE OF DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE FUNDS FOR DEPLOYMENT OF UNITED STATES GROUND FORCES TO THE FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF YUGOSLAVIA WITHOUT SPECIFIC AUTHORIZATION BY LAW.

    (a) IN GENERAL- None of the funds appropriated or otherwise available to the Department of Defense may be obligated or expended for the deployment of ground elements of the United States Armed Forces in the Federal Republic of Yugoslavia unless such deployment is specifically authorized by a law enacted after the enactment of this Act.

    (b) RULE OF CONSTRUCTION- The prohibition in subsection (a) shall not apply with respect to the initiation of missions specifically limited to rescuing United States military personnel or United States citizens in the Federal Republic of Yugoslavia or rescuing military personnel of another member nation of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization in the Federal Republic of Yugoslavia as a result of operations as a member of an air crew.

Passed the House of Representatives April 28, 1999.

Attest:

JEFF TRANDAHL,

Clerk.